Head of food science and nutrition

Head of Food Science & Nutrition

Salary: MPS or UPS + TLR2b

Required September 2022

A permanent Head of Food Science & Nutrition opportunity in a ‘good’ school (Ofsted 2017).

Your new school

Kingsway Park High School was established in 2010 and joined the Altus Education Partnership in February 2022. We are now a very popular oversubscribed school (1350 students in years 7-11 and 190 staff) located in central Rochdale. We are very proud of the high-quality facilities, resources, and environment that we provide for both staff and students. We hold our school values of Kindness, Perseverance, Helpfulness, and Success at the core of everything we do and everything we expect from our students. The school is a forward thinking and reflective learning community which ‘successfully brings together pupils from a wide range of backgrounds, races and cultures’ (Ofsted 2017).

Kingsway Park High School are looking to appoint a dynamic Head of Food Science & Nutrition with the capacity to work collaboratively and lead a small but effective department. The ideal candidate must have a real passion for their subject and have the drive and vision to take the department even further, building on all of its previous successes.

As a new member of the team you will be joining an inclusive school where staff morale is high. A quality induction, appraisal and development programme is offered to all staff members and future leaders are often grown internally making it an excellent place for career development.

We are confident that new members of staff joining our school will feel welcomed and happy.

What you’ll need to succeed

Applications are welcomed from colleagues with relevant experience of teaching Food Science & Nutrition across KS3 and KS4.

It is extremely important that all staff members have high expectations of themselves and the students they teach and share our ethos that every student is valued.  We want staff to be the very best that they could be.

To have an informal, confidential discussion and to find out how to apply, please contact Paula Read at Hays Education on 07966403947 or paula.read@hays.com

Visits to the school can be organised by contacting Hays Education.

The closing date for all applications is 9.00am on Wednesday 18th May 2022

Interviews will be held w/c 23rd May 2022

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring and background check.

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Kingsway Park High School

Turf Hill Road
OL16 4XA